The churches and their history provide a diverse snapshot of the various communities that make up the great city, its surrounding areas, and its religions.
Here are just 17 cathedrals of various denominations that may be interesting to visit or find out more about.
The distinctive green tower and the front-facing golden statue of St. James that adorns it are unmistakable.
Originally conceived as a Byzantine and Romanesque design, at one point, the decision was made to change to a more Gothic vision.
This, one of the largest orthodox churches in the US, is also the central cathedral for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese.